Residential Nil Rate Band – Inheritance Tax Relief Increase

Within the Summer Budget 2015 was the announcement that the government was introducing an additional ‘nil rate band’. The nil rate band, currently at £325,000, is the amount that an individual can have in their estate when they die before inheritance tax (‘IHT’) is chargeable. Anything above this amount will be taxed at 40% for

Court of Protection Applications

With the ever increasing longevity of the UK population, the question of ageing and quality of life are becoming increasingly fundamental to people’s way of thinking. Some of us may feel an uncomfortable gap in the knowledge and skills we have to cope with the demands of longer living. What do you do if you,